Block Spring Pollen Tips & HEPA Air Purifier Giveaway

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Not Dust. Not Bird Doo-Doo.  Pollen!Spring allergy season is fully upon us in many parts of the country. Locally, Atlanta has seen an average pollen count of 2,624 for each of the last nine days! As usual tree pollen is the primary culprit early in the season. If the iPhone was just a little better, I could have shared an image of a literal cloud of pollen blowing off the pines this weekend! So with all this going on what can you do? Sitting indoors during this beautiful part of the year, though not attractive, is an option. Medication is readily available, but many people don't like dealing with the side effects. Here are three simple products and tasks to help keep allergies under better control during this difficult time of the year.

_First and foremost, you should try to limit your exposure. For many outdoor tasks this can mean squeezing them into different parts of the day when pollen levels and air quality is better. Typically, mornings are good since dew can help to keep pollen from becoming airborne, winds are generally lighter, and overall air quality is at its best. However, if you're outdoors, remember a few things. A quality allergy mask can be handy to have. Most are lightweight; many are washable; and all can help to prevent you from breathing in pollen while you're outdoors. When outdoors, wear something that you plan on taking off or changing when you go indoors. This means that when you're done, remove your shoes, jacket, hat, etc. at the door and set them aside. Just because there is pollen outside doesn't mean you should have to deal with it indoors as well. Once inside, wash up! If you're doing a more strenuous outdoor activity, you may not want to wear a mask, but if this is the case, flush your sinuses when you

20 thoughts on “Block Spring Pollen Tips & HEPA Air Purifier Giveaway

  1. becky April 12, 2014 / 12:24 am

    Great post. I'm just happy that I'm only allergic to cats! Although I do have them as a part of my family. Thanks to AchooAllergy and the products they carry we can all Co habitate.

  2. Angela April 12, 2014 / 5:46 pm

    Awesome! Is this open to all of the U.S.?

  3. Lea f. April 13, 2014 / 7:21 pm

    What a hepa Vornado Tornado. Too good to be true. Need to clean these dust bunnies and have clean air for my little baby who's being attacked by the cough bugs.

  4. latanya April 14, 2014 / 3:13 pm

    This would be great for our home

  5. Rachel RichShea April 15, 2014 / 2:32 pm

    Just recently moved to AZ and my allergies have been horrible! This would be great!

  6. Darlene April 15, 2014 / 7:01 pm

    Did you hear the one about the convict who had an allergy? He broke out.
    By James Brink on the Readers Digest website

  7. betsy April 16, 2014 / 8:14 am

    would love to win this for my son! he has severe allergies

  8. Samantha April 16, 2014 / 10:51 pm

    Your car kind of looks like mine right now with all the Oak Tree Pollen on it….I've got severe allergies this year, Allegra D doesn't even help anymore….I wish I could lock myself up in a tiny room with just that Air Purifier, myself and a glass of wine.

  9. Misty April 17, 2014 / 2:53 pm

    HEPA – Help! Eliminate Pollen Allergies! H.E.P.A. Get it? 😉

  10. sarah sar April 14, 2014 / 5:17 am

    ACHOOOOO!!! I need this for my hayfever.

  11. Ben (Ada) April 16, 2014 / 10:42 pm

    Awesome giveaway, thanks!

  12. Dawn MayBradley April 18, 2014 / 3:03 pm

    This would be great! My apartment always smells like the neighbors fried potatoes. Thanks for the chance!

  13. Deb April 11, 2014 / 6:39 pm

    Great Giveaway!

  14. carole lezak April 11, 2014 / 7:03 pm

    Using all of the suggestions. love the articles.

  15. Christine Hill April 12, 2014 / 8:48 am

    Yup…it is allergy season.

  16. KevvyG April 12, 2014 / 8:12 pm

    Yes,. There will likely be a small shipping charge for winners outside of the continental US but it's open to all.

  17. Lenda April 13, 2014 / 2:14 pm

    With my silk masks and indoor HEPA filters, allergy season doesn't slow me down at all. Thanks for offering such great products!

  18. Stephanie LaPlante April 13, 2014 / 10:08 pm

    This would be more then awesome. Spring allergies are definitely a pain.

  19. becky April 21, 2014 / 1:47 pm

    Woohoo! I cannot believe I won! Thank you so much Achoo Allergy for all your wonderful products that I use daily to help with my cat and dust allergies. I don't know how I would live without my furbabies and you make it possible! I tell all my friends and coworkers about your site after they are surprised to find out that I'm allergic to, but own cats. Thank you!!!

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